How do I minimize a Java application window?
Assumming you are using a java.awt.Frame or a subclass (including Swing's JFrame) as the Application Window, JDK1.2's java.awt.Frame class has the following method
public void setState(int state) Sets the state of this frame. Parameters: state - Frame.ICONIFIED if this frame is in iconic state; Frame.NORMAL if this frame is in normal state.
Use the Frame.ICONIFIED value to minimize it.